mint cherry limeade

We’re happy to have Aimee from Like Mother Like Daughter back today sharing her delicious mint cherry limeade!  We know you’ll love it!

Did you all have a happy first day of summer? It’s not like its a holiday to celebrate, but summer sure is wonderful, isn’t it? Summer to me used to mean no school, which was the best of all. But I still love it – sunshine, laying out, going to the pool, grilling meats, eating lots of watermelon, and drinking lots of refreshing drinks. What does summer mean for you?

Mint Cherry Limeade, yum!! |via lollyjane.com

Like I said, the hot weather of summer time makes it perfect to sit pool side, soak up some rays and sip down on a refreshing drink.

Mint Cherry Limeade, yum!! |via lollyjane.com

This mint cherry limeade is perfectly refreshing and perfectly delicious and perfect for summer time. Plus its easy to make too with only a few ingredients.

Mint Cherry Limeade

1/2 cup cherries, pitted
1/2 cup lime juice (this was 3 limes for me)
3 branches fresh mint
1 cup sugar
5 cups water, divided

1. Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Put mint into the pot and squish a little with a spoon. Cover with a lid and set aside and allow to cool.
2. Blend cherries in a blender or food processor with 1 cup of water until blended.
3. In a pitcher pour simple syrup through a strainer. Add cherries, lime juice and additional 3 cups of water.
4. Fill a cup with ice and pour limeade over the top.

Enjoy this refreshing drink!

Mint Cherry Limeade, yum!! |via lollyjane.com

For other refreshing summer drinks, visit LMLD to see her appetizing Strawberry Lemonade recipe,

Yummy strawberry lemonade recipe!

and her yummy Rosemary Lemonade recipe.

Refreshing rosemary lemonade recipe!

If you’re still hankerin for cherries, you’ve got to see our 20+ cherry dessert recipes roundup!

21 VERY yummy cherry recipes! Your mouth will thank you!

Also check out all of LMLD’s yummy recipes for LJ like their Red White & Blue Pudding Pops,

Red White and Blue Pudding Pops via @lmldfood. Perfect 4th of July or summer treat!

and their delicious Orange Bundt Cake.  Love these gals!

Orange Bundt Cake by lmld.org (Looks SO good!)

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  1. 2

    Mmmmmmmmmm

    • 3

      Agree! Looks so refreshing during these triple temps we’re having in AZ right now… you lucky Canadians are still enjoying cool weather! (We’re jealous!)

  2. 4

    this looks so yummy! cherries are just getting in season here- would love to make this, never added mint but now i gotta try it! thanks for the recipe! : – )

    • 5

      Mint sounds heavenly, doesn’t it?? Hope you love it, Aimee’s great in the kitchen, we love all of her recipes!

  3. 6

    Yummy! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  5. 9

    This drink sounds fabulous! Pinned for sure. Thanks for sharing, Aimee and Lolly Jane!

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